Book Review: Tantalus by Albert Nothlit

Blurb: In the aftermath of a nasty fight after being jumped by four youths, faced with a mother desperate to get rid of the son she’s ashamed of, Kyle is forced to leave home to take up an apprenticeship he doesn’t want and can’t wait to be finished with. On another planet. Upon arrival, though, a nasty surprise awaits. The position he was hired for no longer exists and he’s...

Book Review: Wandering Star by K.M. Penemue

SYNOPSIS: Zane and Sixia are Jacks, meaning they’ll take on almost any job, though most of their time is spent running cargo and hunting bounties across space. While on Venus, they take on a job well outside the usual: deliver Isais, a slave, to his waiting master. The job comes with explicit instructions not to treat Isais like a person, but it’s not long before Zane finds himself enjoying Isais’s...

Book Review: We Go Forward by Alison Evans

SYNOPSIS: Christie travels to run, to forget. She has no place to call home, but desperately wishes she did. Roslyn has never been overseas and fears getting stuck in one place. If she’s never left Melbourne, how does she know that’s home? A crossing of paths in Berlin, wine, and wifi leads to the two traveling together, and as they travel the two find some things they were looking for,...